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French ministers to visit Bridgestone plant

Christian Fernsby |
The French government is sending two ministers to a tyre plant in northern France next Monday as it reiterated calls on Bridgestone to consider alternatives to closing the site.

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“I can confirm that I will go on Monday with junior Economy Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher to Bethune to meet with local officials and staff representatives,” Borne told Sud Radio on Friday.

“We want Bridgestone to review all scenarios. It is its responsibility to look at all alternatives.”

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